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For the Children: Whirligig

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A Variety magazine.
Introduced by Humphrey Lestocq and interrupted by Mr. Turnip.
containing

Box of Tricks with Geoffrey Robinson

Sing Merrily, Sing! with Leslie Woodgate

Stranger from Space: 1 - Crash Landing

Hank Rides Again

(to 18.00)

Contributors

Devised and produced by: Michael Westmore
Presenter: Humphrey Lestocq
Puppeteer: Joy Laurey
Script: Peter Ling
Magician (Box of Tricks): Geoffrey Robinson
Singer (Sing Merrily, Sing!): Leslie Woodgate
Script (Stranger from Space): Hazel Adair
Script (Stranger from Space): Ronald Marriott
Ian Spencer (Stranger from Space): Brian Smith
Bilaphodorus (Stranger from Space): Michael Newell
Devised and drawn by (Hank Rides Again): Francis Coudrill
Accompanist: Steve Race
Animator: Alfred Wurmser

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For the Children: Whirligig

BBC Television, 20 October 1951 17.00






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